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Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Great location overlooking Charlotte Amalie. Rooms are a little dated but well maintained. Excellent restaurants on property. Great views of cruise ships coming into St Thomas. Great pool area with view of cruise ships. Walking distance to downtown shopping and Havensight area. All staff was very friendly and attentive.

Thank David I
Shingle Springs
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here after a week in the BVI 's on a catamaran. The best trip we have ever had. The Bluebeards resort sits on top of the hill with great views of the St Thomas bay and cruise ships. Unfortunately the resort has seen better days. Kind of reminds me of when a resort is just about to call...

Thank rgilroyss
New York City, New York
Reviewed June 21, 2016

My family and I stayed here for a week and it was the perfect spot! The location is awesome, it's perfectly situated next to downtown, at night you can even hear the music from some of the clubs. It's also conveniently located next to the food store and Kmart. Also, only a 15-20 min drive to Magens Bay! We rented...

2Thank Nikki C
Los Altos, California
Reviewed June 13, 2016

This resort was lovely, a bit of a "mature" guests at our time of visit. The room was huge, view delightful, close enough to town to walk if your adventurous (we walked to town took a taxi back). The front desk staff were very pleasant, concierge a bit aloof, I think they see lots of folks come and go and...

4Thank jane6602015
seasoned_travler56, General Manager at Bluebeard's Castle Resort, responded to this review

Dear jane6602015, We appreciate you taking the time to post a thoughtful review of your experience here at Bluebeard's Castle. I agree the location of the Castle gives the most outstanding Harbor Views from any resort on the Island. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Castle when you visit St. Thomas again. Thank you Steve Buckley

Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

My family stayed here during our trip to the Islands. I booked on Expedia and not knowing anything about the area or anyone that had been here before I also came here to read reviews. I have to say that we were highly impressed with accommodations. The rooms were clean, and well stocked. The bed was really comfy and I...

2Thank Emily C
seasoned_travler56, General Manager at Bluebeard's Castle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Emily C, Thank you so much for writing and for your 5 star review! We are delighted to hear how well everything worked out for you at The Castle. We're so glad you found us and look forward to seeing you again when you return to St. Thomas. Your review made us all feel a little more FABULOUS!! Thank...

Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a great hotel with spectacular views at a great price Bluebeard castle is where you want to stay. The rooms are average but the view of Frenchman Harbor is great. The staff was very helpful. The pool is nice and a great place every to unwind after a day on the island. The food prices...

2Thank CNR91
seasoned_travler56, General Manager at Bluebeard's Castle Resort, responded to this review

Dear CNR91, We appreciate you taking the time to post a thoughtful review of your experience here at the Castle. Thanks and we all hope to see you again soon. Steve Buckley

Waltham, Massachusetts
Reviewed June 1, 2016

As timeshare owners for 20 years at Bluebeard's Castle, we had another nice stay this May and continue to see improvements there each year. It has beautiful views of the harbor and Charlotte Amalie and you can watch as the cruise ships sail in and out of Havensight. The bathroom and kitchen in the Pirate's Pension units have been renovated...

4Thank _julbaxter
seasoned_travler56, General Manager at Bluebeard's Castle Resort, responded to this review

Dear _julbaxter, It is great when owners post comments on tripadvisor. We are delighted that you have owned for 20 years and appreciate the charm of the Castle. Thank you again for such a thoughtful review. We look forward to seeing you soon! Steve Buckley

Arlington, Texas
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a timeshare exchange for the week we spent here. It was our second time in St. Thomas, but our first time at Bluebeard's. We had a one bedroom unit in the Pirate's Pension buildings, closet to the bay side, great views. The room was very clean and well-maintained. The room has a large dining in family room area,...

Thank Richard R
seasoned_travler56, General Manager at Bluebeard's Castle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Richard R, Thank you for writing. We’re pleased that our location was a plus for you during your recent stay with us. Our property is truly Historical with the most outstanding views from any hotel on the Island. Our Castle is alive with historic charm; the spectacular historic lobby building overlooking the harbor was also completely renovated and brought...

St. Thomas
Reviewed May 27, 2016

Nice place to stay while visiting St thomas. Twp great restaurants up there also with Room with a View and Banana Tree Grille both outstanding food and service. Room with a View has a great $5 happy hour with wine and tapas. Reasonably priced and lots of choices make for a good stay

Thank Tome12345
seasoned_travler56, General Manager at Bluebeard's Castle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tome12345, So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Castle and we especially appreciate your kind words about Room With a View and Banana Tree Grill. A point of information these two restaurants have earned the designation of being rated as two of the top top 5 restaurants on St. Thomas. We are so proud to...

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We went to use an RCI timeshare. We met tons of other owners and they were all really friendly. The bar right by the pool was our favorite place to hangout and get lunch when we didn't have other activities. The rooms were clean and after talking to a few of the timeshare owners this place got new management and...

2Thank BethP260
seasoned_travler56, Regional VP of Operations at Bluebeard's Castle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bethany b, Thank you so much for your comment “this place got new management and has been improving in the last couple years” - SPM Resorts has been the "new" Management Company for over 10 years now. It has taken a lot of hard work, thanks for recognizing the efforts of our team....We all appreciate it! Please come back...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bluebeard's Castle is an historic property dating back to the 1600's. The resort occupies an entire hilltop with spectacular views overlooking the harbor and town of Charlotte Amalie. Its signature red rooftops are among the first sights for arriving cruise passengers.The resort includes a centuries-old fortress bearing the name "Bluebeard," after the infamous pirate, and check-in takes place in the former residence of the Danish governor of the island. This tropical paradise is the perfect place for a private getaway as it is set on a secluded hilltop and overlooks the harbor of St. Thomas. Bluebeard's Castle is centrally located in the most desirable part of the island with world class shopping minutes away. With only a short drive from some of the most popular beaches in the Caribbean where you can enjoy boating, scuba diving, snorkeling and windsurfing. The island itself offers a wonderful assortment of duty-free shopping, world-class restaurants (including the top-rated ROOM WITH A VIEW on location!), hot night spots, and a variety of local flavor to satisfy every taste. This resort features history, breathtaking views, and easy access to town. Beaches are literally minutes away so you can visit them all including easy ferry rides to St. John and the British Virgin Islands (Tortola and Virgin Gorda). You will see why owners at the resort are passionate about their units. It is this passion that will once again be the reason that Bluebeard's Castle will become a sought after destination resort. Many lucky RCI members will take advantage of this now! The resort is in the midst of a historic multi-million dollar remodel that will change all that you have heard. The proof is found in our regular maintenance reports as well as our news and picture sections. Also, schedules of on-resort dining are now posted in these reports. Owners are excited about what the future holds and you should be as well. Spread the word. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluebeard's Castle Resort

Address: Bluebeard's Hill, Charlotte Amalie 00801, St. Thomas
Location: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Thomas > Charlotte Amalie
Price Range: $121 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bluebeard's Castle Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 170
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Also Known As:
Bluebeards Castle Charlotte Amalie
Hotel Bluebeards Castle
Bluebeards Castle St Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Resort St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
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“No roosters near by, Ask for a view”
 of 5 bubbles MMMG2012, 4 days ago | Read review
“Great view”
 of 5 bubbles julietam629, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms in North and West Wings, Hilltops Villas, and Pirate Pension have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles 863gaily, 1 week ago | Read review
“Villa III rooms 208, 209, 210 have a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffb4871, 1 week ago | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles MerryR, 1 week ago | Read review
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